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Welcome to the Children's Department

 

Children's Programming


 

Toddler Time
Storytimes for kids aged 1 - 3 years

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Weekly
Mondays & Tuesdays
10:00 am
Storytime Room

Preschool Storytime
Storytimes for kids aged 3 - 5 years

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Weekly
Thursdays
3:00 pm
Storytime Room

Crafty Saturday

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Monthly Drop-in Program
Second Saturdays
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Storytime Room

LEGO Club

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Monthly Drop-in program
Third Saturdays (plus other days as scheduled)
Upcoming dates: Saturday, Mar 16 & Saturday, Apr 20
1:00-3:00pm
Storytime Room

Remote usage will require a library card #
Sesame Street & Tumblebooks require an Oldsmar library card #

abcmouse logoABC Mouse (PreK-1)
In-house use only
With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, this award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners. From Age of Learning, Inc.

floridakids database logoFlorida Kids (K-5)
Florida history, facts, symbols and other information to help with school assignments

kidsinfobits logoKids InfoBits (K-5)
Quality information for school projects with a kid-friendly interface

NovelistK8Plus logoNovelistK8 Plus (PreK-12)
A trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids and teens find fiction books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

gale research in context database logoResearch in Context (6-8)
Created specifically for middle-schoolers, combines the best reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more

sesamestreet ebook logoSesame Street e-books (PreK)
An online collection of Sesame Street e-books, some with animation & audio

Tumblebooks logoTumbleBooks (PreK-5)
An online collection of animated, talking picture books for kids. Includes books in French & Spanish for language learning!
ALA Great Websites for Kids
A great collection of kid friendly web resources with age appropriate designations ranging from pre-kindergarten to middle school aged students.

Child Safe Kit
Request a free kit to record comprehensive information about your child so authorities can help find your missing child quickly.

FBI's Safe Online Surfing
Uses fun games for kids in Grades 3 - 8 to teach about online safety.

FloridaStudents.org
Your source for Florida Standards Student Tutorials and Resources

Just Read, Florida!
A statewide initiative that encourages reading and promotes literacy for all children in the state of Florida.

Lexile Framework for Reading
Find Lexile numbers for specific books or get recommendations for books based on a child's Lexile grouping and interests.

NetSmartz
Website set up by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that focuses on Internet safety for kids of all ages. Free downloads and information for parents and kids about safely using the Internet.

Pinellas County Schools
Website for information regarding all Pinellas County Public Schools.

Sunshine State Young Readers' Award
The Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) Program is a statewide reading motivational program for students in grades 3 through 8, in a collaborative effort between the Florida Association of Media in Education (FAME) and the Florida Department of Education (DOE).
Sunshine State Books - Grades 3-5 (.pdf file)
Sunshine State Books - Grades 6-8 (.pdf file)